Mass Live | August 23, 2016
Alliance Board Member Elyse Cherry, speaks with MassLive about the ongoing foreclosure crisis Massachusetts faces.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, reacts to a Boston Globe article, stating climate change is a business issue as well.
Alliance Board member Tom Dretler, opines in CommonWealth about the need for paid family leave.
Alliance Vice-Chair Jay Gonzalez, pens a joint op-ed in the MetroWest Daily News around the need for quality early childhood education.
Alliance Board Member Beth Monaghan, speaks out on behalf of pay equity bill. As seen in the Boston Globe.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, talks with MassLive about the victory for equal pay in MA.
Alliance Board Member Juliette Kayyem, talks natural disasters, vulnerability, and resiliency in the Boston Globe.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, praises House vote as a major step forward in Politico.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, says pay equity bill is a no-brainier in the Boston Globe.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, speaks with Politico about equal pay legislation in MA.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, addresses equal pay and the gender wage gap with WGBH.
Alliance Board Member C.A. Webb, writes in BostInno about MBTA fare hikes & the impacts for the innovation economy in MA.
Alliance Chair Jeff Bussgang, weighs in on why investment in clean energy innovatin are vial to MA. As seen in the Boston Business Journal.
Alliance Chair Jeff Bussgang, speaks with the Boston Globe around noncompetes.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, writes a letter to the editor in the Boston Globe, talking equal pay and paid leave.
Alliance Board Member Juliette Kayem, talks with WGBH about guns & Orlando on her latest podcast.
Alliance Vice-Chair Jay Gonzalez, quoted in the Boston Globe for participation in the advisory group convened by Speaker Robert DeLeo to work on issues of early education in Massachusetts.
Alliance Broad Member Colette Phillips, featured in the Boston Globe for her efforts to create “a more inclusive business climate".
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, speaks with the Bay State Banner about the Fair Share amendment, which would raise revenue for investments in education and transportation.
Alliance Broad Member Beth Monaghan, featured in Knowledge@Wharton speaking on what women-led start-ups need to succeed.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, co-authors an opinion piece in Commonwealth about the need for a vision at the MBTA.
Alliance Broad Member Beth Monaghan, featured in the Boston Globe calling for a paid family and medical leave program in MA.
Alliance Program Director Sebastian Zapata, responds to a Boston Herald article discussing the future of the energy debate in Massachusetts.
Alliance Broad Member Beth Monaghan, opines on dealing with gender equality and how women can succeed at work.
Alliance Chair Jeff Busgang, featured in New Boston Post for his in part in helping retain international talent and helping create jobs in the US.
Alliance Broad Member C.A. Webb, joins WGBH's Greater Boston to discuss big ideas in Boston.
Alliance Broad Member Bev Armstrong, featured in Watertown Wicked Local for being a pioneer in her new business venture.
Alliance proudly joins MA business sector push for Transgender rights bill, as seen in the Boston Globe.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, speaks to Alliance's progressive stance on revenue from proposed "fair share" tax. As seen in the Boston Globe.
Alliance Chair Jeff Bussgang, pens a joint op-ed featured in Boston Globe calling for a change to current global entrepreneurs visa program.
Alliance Board Member Alan Solomont, opines in Roll Call about getting money out of politics and getting young people in.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, writes a joint op-ed with Boston's NAACP featured in Commonwealth discussing just late-night T service and economic growth.
Alliance Board Member Colette Phillips, featured in Boston Globe for creation of Boston's 100 most influential minorities.
Alliance Board Member Scott Griffith, featured in Boston Business Journal for distracted driving prevention startup.
Alliance welcomes new Chair Jeff Bussgang, featured in Newton Patch.
Alliance President Jesse Mermell, featured in the Globe talking innovative Leader Lab event.
Alliance Treasurer Bev Armstrong, featured in the Globe for bold new beer business venture.
Alliance Vice Chair Jeff Busgang, featured in the Bostino explaining his method on how to prioritizing a work-life balance.
Alliance Member Tedd Saunders, responds to Gloucester Daily Times article on future of clean energy in MA.
Alliance Board Member Beth Monaghan, has her company recognized for leading on paid family leave.
Alliance Program Director Sebastian Zapata, raises concerns over MBTA fare increases.
Alliance Board Member Alan Solomont, presents solutions as to how to increase youth voter turnout.
Alliance Board Member Beth Monaghan, testifies as to why her company offers paid family leave.
Alliance Board Member Jim Roosevelt, responds to Boston Globe article on MBTA fare hikes.
Alliance Program Director Sebastian Zapata, voices concerns over impending MBTA fare increases.
Alliance Board Member Jeff Bussgang, speaks out in favor of progress to reform non-compete agreements.
Alliance Board Member Collete Phillips & Alliance President Jesse Mermell, promote upcoming ABL Leader Lab event.
Alliance Chairman Phil Edmundson, calls for compromise to break stalemate in Charter Schools debate.
Alliance Board Member Kip Hollister, responds to Boston Globe article on Equal Pay.
Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, speaks out on Equal Pay.
Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, responds to Boston Herald article on Equal Pay.
Alliance Board Members Donna Levin and Beth Monaghan, discuss why now is the time to break up Boston's Old Boy's Network.
Alliance Board Member Allen Solomont, provides a current landscape of young voter turnout rates and presents ideas on how to increase voting in elections.
Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, promotes idea of far-reaching investments throughout Boston.
Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, expresses mass frustration with lack of diversity in business world.
Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, advocates the need for diversity in business world to better reflect the reality of what Boston looks like.
Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell, Alliance Board Member and Co-Founder and CEO of InkHouse Beth Monaghan, and at-large Boston City Council member Ayanna Presley weigh in on the "right policies needed to support women and families."
Alliance Leader Roger Freeman, Founder and President of Solventerra, testified at the State House hearing in support of bill S.1747, calling the proposal "a market based solution that addresses climate change while driving innovation and job growth in the Commonwealth."
Alliance Board Member Colette Phillips, President and CEO of Colette Phillips Communications, is featured in the Boston Business Journal for her lifetime of leadership in diversity.
The Alliance is recognized for its role in the unanimous passing of Massachusetts State Resolution S1007, proposed by Senator Karen Spilka, in the House of Representatives. The resolution urges companies to put at least three women on their boards of nine or greater by the year 2018, or at least two women for smaller companies. The passing of the non-binding resolution, which was also passed by the Massachusetts Senate over the summer, shows a commitment to gender diversity in local business.
Alliance Board Member Beth Monaghan, co-founder and principal of InkHouse, comments on the advancement of women and and minorities into leadership positions in the business world.
Jesse Mermell, Executive Director of The Alliance, provides commentary on the need for new revenue in order to make economic growth and opportunity.
Tedd Saunders, Chief Sustainability Officer of the Saunders Hotel Group, provides commentary on the important of mass transit system.
Alliance Leader Jeff Bussgang, Managing Partner at Flybridge Capital, and Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell promote the Global Entrepreneur in Residence Program.
Alliance Executive Director Jesse Mermell is quoted on the MBTA disruption's effect on businesses.
Sandy Lish, Founder and Principal of The Castle Group, explains why this candid, closed-door discussion moved the ball forward.
JoAnn Cavallaro, president of The Boston Club, one of the largest communities of women executives and professional leaders in the Northeast., reports on Clearing the Path.
Clearing the Path host and Alliance leader Jim Roosevelt, CEO of Tufts Health Plan, joined Betsy Myers, Founding Director of the Center for Women & Business at Bentley University and Clearing the Path moderator, on Radio Boston.
Joanna Weiss of the Globe interviews Alliance Leader and Harvard Professor Rosabeth Moss Kanter about the possible impact of Clearing the Path.
Governor Deval Patrick and Alliance Leader Trish Karter, a Clearing the Path host, explain the need for the gathering.
"If you think college is too expensive, think about how costly it is if students don’t finish... . Simply put, US high schools are not adequately preparing students to be successful in college. "
Alliance Leader and former CEO of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Josh Boger joins Rick Burnes, co-founder and partner emeritus in Charles River Ventures, in calling for the expansion of programs which increase the number of students who are prepared for college, and the number wo go on to complete a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) major.
Norm Gorin, CEO of Instinct Health Science, said in the Metrowest Daily News, "Unless people at the bottom of the pyramid have enough money to buy what businesses are offering and thereby create demand, job growth will slow. It’s a common-sense equation, but some business owners taking the short-term view are missing it entirely."
"As a member of the Alliance for Business Leadership, an organization of CEOs, investors, and business innovators, I am joined by many high-level executives in calling for an immediate rise in the minimum wage," wrote Linda Moulton, CEO of TRU Corporation.